Posts tagged “China”
Cooperation and collaboration between government, academics, and private industry is the "Triple Helix" of successful cleantech projects, and the Research Triangle is "good at forging partnerships," an international expert told the annual meeting of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster on Wednesday. Nearly 11,000 jobs have been created and $1.3 billion invested in cleantech across the region since 2009. But RTCC chair notes: "We have a long way to go."
The U.S. Commitee on Foreign investment has approved the China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) purchase of Syngenta for $43 billion, the companies said Monday. Syngenta stock soared nearly 12 percent on the news.
Chinese officials have busted a slew of smugglers bringing Apple iPhone 6 models into the country ahead of their official release, reporting the latest seizure of 453 smartphones on Sunday in Shanghai.
Peter Humphrey and Yingzeng Yu worked under contract for British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline, which is accused in a separate case of bribing Chinese doctors and hospitals to use its products. Authorities have not indicated whether these two cases are linked as the fraud trial continues in China.
The management shifts at the RTP-based company over the past eight months are helping the firm grow to new levels.
In the fourth part of an exclusive series reporting the growing links between China and the Triangle, writer and entrepreneur Grace Ueng discusses best business practices with three Triangle executives who know the risks and challenges. The four gathered recently at an event put on by the North Carolina Chinese Business Association.
Rick Williams, who has held executive posts at Gentris and The Hamner Institutes for Heath Sciences, has a new China-focused venture. In an exclusive interview with WRALTechWire, Gentris talks about his plans and partners for BioGateway Partners.
Navigating the challenges of starting a business in China is a two-way street. Chinese companies opening business here face the same struggles, according to the Harvard Club of Research Triangle.
The global pace of venture investing is tracking much stronger in the first half after a disappointing 2009, according to data from Dow Jones VentureSource. Most regions showed improvement, but the totals are low by historical standards.
The search engine giant says it is no longer willing to acquiesce to the Chinese government's demands for censored search results, yet it still wants access to the country's engineering talent and steadily growing online advertising and mobile phone markets.
- Tech links: Cisco UK layoffs; Cisco security bug; Google blockchain; IBM, Cisco mulling Imperva; AT&T fine; GSK arthritis drug
- RTP headlines: Biologics layoffs; Matthew Coppedge's new gig; Justin Miller's new taco carts; 'solar trees;' Startup factory lessons
- Novan's smashing debut: Durham pharmaceutical firm's stock soars 65%